Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of SlotsCasino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.
East St. Louis Casino Lays Off 20 Workers, Cuts HoursThey bring the site's workforce to about 600. The casino had about 1,200 employees when it was moved onto land from a riverboat along the Mississippi River in 2007.
Old Casino Queen Boat Sells At AuctionWhite Star One bought by Florida man for $600,000
Illinois Lawmaker Holds Forum on Expanding GamblingState Rep. Robert Rita couldn't get officials with Fairmount Park or Casino Queen to sign on for expanded gambling in Illinois.
East St. Louis Mayor: Casino Queen Real Estate Deal Shouldn't Affect CityThe city of East St. Louis expects no change to its tax revenue from a deal announced this week at the Casino Queen.
Casino Queen Now Employee-OwnedIllinois Gaming Board approves the move.
Casino Queen Sold to Its EmployeesThe company entered into an Employee Stock Ownership plan. Under the plan, shareholders will sell their interest in the company for about $170 million.
Handicapped O'Fallon, Illinois Man Missing William C. Lacy, 67, left his medication and cell phone at home when he went to the Casino Queen in East St. Louis and then boarded a westbound Metrolink train Wednesday.
Body of Missing Man IdentifiedThe St. Louis man apparently had been shot in the head before his body was dumped in the Mississippi.
Former Brentwood City Administrator SentencedUsed city funds to gamble